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January 15, 2019

Prayers like rising incense: St. Francis of Assisi parish welcomes new Shrine of the Risen Christ

Archbishop Emeritus Fiorenza dedicates shrine at St. Francis of Assisi on Gaudete Sunday

January 15, 2019

Award dinner to support the education of priests from China

Experience Chinese culture and support Chinese clergy when the Spiritan China Education Fund for Advanced Formation hosts its second Father Matteo Ricci, SJ, Dinner on Tuesday, March 5, at 6 p.m. at Ocean Palace Restaurant, located at 11215 Bellaire Blvd. in Houston. The benefit dinner seeks to raise funds for the formation of Chinese priests and improve awareness for the situation in the Church in China.

January 15, 2019

Asian cultures welcome Christmastime Liturgies

Surrounded by hundreds of red and white poinsettia and brightly lit Christmas trees, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated Christmas Eve Mass with the Vietnamese Catholic community in the George R. Brown Convention Center. Three days prior, Cardinal DiNardo also celebrated the Grand Archdiocesan Simbang Gabi Culmination Mass with the Filipino Catholic community at St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church in Spring Dec. 21.

January 15, 2019

Join the Archdiocese at the Texas Rally for Life, parish send-off Mass

The Office of Pro-Life Activities will offer transportation to Austin for the Texas Rally for Life march on Saturday, Jan. 26.

January 15, 2019

In Brief: Galveston's Bryan Museum to display historic crucifix; St. John Vianney parish pastor honored for Harvey relief efforts

The Bryan Museum in Galveston and Mexico’s Consulate to display historic crucifix with Vatican ties; Texas recognizes St. John Vianney parish for Hurricane Harvey efforts; University of St. Thomas announces March 6 Mardi Gras Gala, benefits scholarships

January 15, 2019

Archbishop Miller explores ‘Beauty and the Sacred’ at upcoming liturgical conference, Jan. 23 to 26

At the upcoming Southwest Liturgical Conference (SWLC) Study Week, “Encountering the Sacred: Beauty and the Liturgy,” Archbishop J. Michael Miller, CSB, will serve as the opening keynote address and will focus on setting the tone of the week’s conversations towards an “understanding [of] what is meant by beauty, sacred beauty, and how ... different liturgical expressions contribute to a more complete understanding of the Paschal Mystery,” according to organizers.

January 15, 2019

ADAMS: Annual junior high rally aims to engage Catholic youth

Do you know a junior high youth who seeks adventure to serve the Church, explore their faith while having fun and meeting other youth from throughout the Archdiocese?

January 15, 2019

SALAZAR: Repensando una catequesis evangelizadora

La catequesis es ante todo una acción y una determinación. Es un enfoque que no separa entre el anuncio de la Buena Noticia y la educación doctrinal. Es por medio de ella que nuestra fe ha sido relevada como un tesoro invaluable de generación tras generación.

January 15, 2019

Discovering vocation through discernment

In light of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment,” many of our campus ministry programs this year have and will focus on how to discern one’s vocation. The two main questions asked by all students during their university experience are: “What will I study?” and “What am I going to do with my life after graduation?”

January 15, 2019

LOCKETT: In His Light -- Jesus, the Son of God and migrant on the run

On Christmas Eve of this year, while the majority for our world was in preparation for the birth of the Son of God, a young Guatemalan family was being informed of the death of their son because of the evil and misguided immigration policy of this nation.

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